XP Pro Borrows More Time

Well, it’s happened again – Microsoft has listened to the throngs of people asking to extend sales of Windows XP Professional. Windows XP Pro will be available now through May 30, 2009. With Windows 7 in Public Beta as of tomorrow, I don’t foresee this date being extended again. By the way, Microsoft has announced

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Response Point Remote Phone

First, let me preface this post by letting you know that remote phone for microsoft response point is an unsupported functionality. I have a phone that has working in this configuration for a week or so, and Jim has a few phones in this configuration that have been working for a month. With Service Pack

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Windows 2008 Server Network Connectivity Problem

I recently saw a serious problem with Windows Server 2008, and network connection problems. This issue occurs with a variety of network cards with Windows Server 2008. This happened to us with an Intel 5266DM Network card on a new Intel 3000 Series Motherboard. I have also heard of this happenning with a Dell Server using

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Internet Explorer Security Flaw

A serious vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer has been patched today. This vulnerability allowed for saved internet passwords to be stolen using malicious code.   Microsoft considers this risk critical enough to release a patch outside of their regular patch schedule.   This vulnerability was announced on December 9, and has been seen in the

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Microsoft Certified Partner

On-Site Computer Solutions has completed all requirements and has been designated by Microsoft as a Microsoft Certified Partner. On-Site has gained the Microsoft Certified Partner designation in addition to their Small Business Specialist Certification. Why work with a Microsoft Certified Partner? Microsoft Certified Partners have demonstrated expertise. Each Microsoft Certified Partner must employ a minimum number of Microsoft

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Microsoft Launches SBS 2008

Today is the official launch date for Microsoft Small Business Server 2008 and the new Microsoft offering, Microsoft Essential Server Solutions. Essential Server Solutions (or Windows Essential Business Server) is a new package that Microsoft is offering as part of the Small Business Server Premium offering. What’s cool about EBS is that it provides a license for

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The end of Windows XP? (Take 3)

Microsoft has announced for the third  (and possibly final) time that sales of Windows XP will be completely discontinued as of January 31, 2009. Microsoft has already discontinued sale of Windows XP for all major retailers, and has limited Windows XP sales to the “channel resellers” (guys like On-Site) since June 30, 2008. This End Of

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Evansville Fall Fest Web Cams

On-Site will be teaming up with Insight Communications to provide web cams and Wi-Fi Internet once again to the Evansville West Side Nut Club Fall Festival (now there’s a mouthful.) News 25 and Regent Communications will be helping out as media sponsors for the Fall Fest Nut Cams, and the Wi-Fi. Come on down to

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Plugged In Show on WNIN

Vi Wickam, president of On-Site was featured on a recent episode of Plugged In, a weekly technology show on WNIN 88.3 FM. Vi talked about the importance of backing up your computer, and how you can setup a backup system without breaking the bank. Plugged In is hosted by Justin Williams, Courier and Press columnist,

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